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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1990 - Sports. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 20, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/21919/show/21788.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1990 - Sports. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/21919/show/21788

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Transcript »ir.73 Sea of Red The crowd stayed home A sea of red? Attendance at Cougar home football games looked more like specks of red! History was being made by Andre Ware and the Cougar's Run and Shoot, but nobody showed up in the Dome to see it! When you have a seating capacity of 60,000, as the Dome has, and only 15,000 to 20,000 people show up, it looks like no more than a regular house gathering! Those who didn't take advantage of the opportunities to witness a true, historical sports phenomena, will probably regret it when their children and grandchildren ask them if they remember when . . . ? However, the athletic department tickets were dispersed, representatives at the ticket booths began to tell students that they would have to pay ten dollars to get in the game. Needless to say, there were many irate students left standing outside the 5 5 We're back baby! We're back! No more Cougar High! Dome. All explanations given by the athletic department were not credible, as far as students were concerned, because they were turning away students with ticket book as if there was standing room only inside. All was not bad this year. As the season progressed, attendance grew. The local media began to key in on Ware and people soon realized that his team was indeed something special. Each week more and more people came to the Dome. By the didn't help much when they turned halfway mark, the fans began to re- away several hundred students during the Baylor game. Apparently, the athletic department allotted a certain amount of student tickets for each game. Before the Baylor game there was a lot of hype around campus about student apathy; so more students than semble real fans. Many people were seen with painted faces, like our own BLEACHER CREATURES. By the time Ware was awarded the prestigious Heisman Trophy, Cougar-mania was back. After the Heisman annoucement, Ware summed it up perfectly, "We're back baby! normal decided to attend the game. We're back! No more Cougar High!" When all of the allotted -R. Ricardo Sutton T he young fans gather above the exit tunnel and enthusiastically accept souvenirs from players after the game.Houstonian Photo. D uring his wait for the Heisman announcement, Andre Ware graciously signs autographs at Rice Stadium.Houstonian Photo. -ver-faithful Houston fans were positive that Ware would win the Heisman, even before the winner was announced.Houstonian Photo. /V Cougar fan shows her spirit by decking herself out from head to toe in Cougar red and white. Houstonian Photo. 260 REfportfOT RED°MOT 261